MOUNT VERNON — Evelyn Orilla Chesser, 92, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Fredericktown, passed away April 11, 2009, at Summerville at HillenVale.
She was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Chauncey, Ohio, to William and Jolliette (Stephenson) James. Evelyn was a member of the First Church of God in Fredericktown. She enjoyed spending six months out of the year in Florida, volunteering for Interchurch and playing cards.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Russell) Scheck of Miliani, Hawaii; three grandchildren, Michelle Miller and Steve Chesser, both of Texas, and Greg Chesser of Fredericktown; four grandchildren, DeVon, Alexia, Chelsea and Kayla; daughter-in-law, Sharon Chesser of Fredericktown; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth Chesser; son, Richard Chesser; and six siblings.
A memorial service held at the First Church of God in Fredericktown at a later date and will be announced in the Mount Vernon News. Burial will be in New Marshfield Cemetery, near Athens, Ohio.
The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Chesser family.
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